Ganna hoping for Hour Record bid 'when near future of racing is decided'

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Individual pursuit world record holder Filippo Ganna has once again hinted at a World Hour Record bid, as well as targeting the magical four-minute mark in the individual pursuit.

The Team Ineos rider said in an interview with Tuttobiciweb that he'd like to take on the Hour Record, pointing to the resources of his trade and national teams as a strong support group behind any potential future effort. 

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